Wilmington, North Carolina residents can enroll in any one of the 40 affordable Medicare health plans offered. You can choose from 13 Medicare insurance carriers operating in Wilmington. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Humana, WellCare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Lasso Healthcare (MSA) Medicare Advantage plan from Lasso Healthcare, at $0.00 per month.
Eligible applicants can select from 7 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 30% of the 40 enrollment options available in Wilmington cost less than $20.00 a month. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 28 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 9 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 5 stars to 3 of the Medicare health plans, allowing you to shop with confidence.
Comprehensive health plans are available at no cost to you. Check out the plans offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, FirstMedicare Direct, and Humana. With 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Wilmington, NC. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Humana is rated 4 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are 299 doctors within 5 miles of the Wilmington city center (zip code 28407) that accept Medicare. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has the largest network of practitioners in Wilmington that accept Medicare with 201 doctors to choose from. Cigna comes in second with 141 and UnitedHealthcare takes third prize with 138 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Wilmington that accept Medicare health plans, including 47 dentists, 31 doctors in the family medicine specialty, and 31 physicians that specialize in emergency medicine who accept Medicare health plans.